Rio De Janeiro, Oct 10 (IANS) World football’s governance FIFA 14 Coins received requests for 5.4 million World Cup tickets as being the deadline approached for the first phase of applications Wednesday night.
The most notable 10 nationalities for requests were Brazil, US, Argentina, Germany, Chile, England, Japan, Colombia, Australia and Mexico, reported Xinhua citing FIFA’s media department on Twitter.
Underneath the World Cup ticketing system, fans have gotten since August 20 to submit requests to 64 matches across 12 Brazilian cities.
If demand exceeds the number of tickets available for any match, a random draw will take destination to determine the grateful recipients.
The deadline to the first ticketing phase ends at 12 p.m. Thursday (CET). The 2nd ticket sale phase starts Dec 8, 2 days following World Cup draw.